Events

October Public Program

A Special Tour of Perkins School

Sunday, November 10, 2019
10:00 AM
Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Perkins School for the Blind has been an iconic part of Watertown since its move to the city from Boston in 1912.  Founded in 1829 as the first such school in the U.S., Perkins continues to prepare its students to reach their full potential at the Watertown campus, as well as extend its innovative outreach across the globe.  Join the Historical Society of Watertown for a guided tour of the school led by Perkins's Director of Volunteer Services and Tours, Kevin Hartigan.  Attendees will get a taste of the school's history, architecture and mission.

This tour can accommodate a maximum of 20 people and spaces must be reserved in advance by contacting Joyce at 781-899-7239 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  This event will take place rain or shine and last roughly 90 minutes.

This program is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Joyce at 781-899-7239 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..